LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Karawane by Hugo Ball. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 5th, 2010. Ball wrote his poem "Karawane," which is a German poem consisting of nonsensical words. The meaning however resides in its meaninglessness, reflecting the chief principle behind Dadaism. Dada or Dadaism is a cultural movement that began in Zürich, Switzerland, during World War I and peaked from 1916 to 1922. The movement primarily involved visual arts,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, poetry, fantasy, languages Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Better Angel, by Richard Meeker. Read by Greg W. In 1933, Forman Brown wrote, under the pseudonym Richard Meeker, a controversial novel called Better Angel, about a young man coming to terms with his homosexuality. This novel is regarded as "the first American novel to present the 'gay' experience in a healthy light." (Summary by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Audiobook, LibriVox, homosexuality, Love, fiction, travel Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Don Juan, Cantos 13 -16, by Lord Byron. Read by Peter Gallagher. These are the last four Cantos of his mock epic that Byron completed in the year before his death at the age of 36 in Messolonghi, Greece, where he had gone to fight for the nationalists against the Ottoman Empire. Juan, now in England, is invited to spend the autumn with a hunting party at the ancient country seat of Lord Henry and Lady Adeline Amundeville. There, he meets the most intriguing of the Byronic... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, adventure, fiction, myths/legends, poetry, romance Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Welcome to St. Andrew's Chorleywood, The UK Platform For The Promotion Of Sexually Perverted Deceivers From Paul Cain To Todd Bentley. After Its Latest Fad The Question Must Be Asked: Is St. Andrews Merely A Spiritually And Doctrinally Deranged Church Or A Lunatic Asylum With A Cross On The Roof? Mark Stibbe was the former Anglican vicar at St. Andrew's Chorleywood. Rev. Stibbe stepped down in 2009 and began The Father's House Trust with his wife Alie Stibbe - www.fathershousetrust.com.... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Chorleywood, St. Andrews, Alie Stibbe, Mark Stibbe, Todd Bentley, charismatic, The Father's House...
LibriVox recording of Five O'Clock Tea, by William Dean Howells. A light-hearted romantic comedy in twelve short scenes, set during a tea party in the home of Mrs. Amy Somers, a widow who is courted by the ingenuous and delightful Mr. Willis Campbell. (Summary by Ruth Golding) CAST: Narrator: Kim Stich Mr. Willis Campbell: Martin Geeson Mrs. Amy Somers: Ruth Golding Old Mr. Bemis: Lars Rolander Mr. Roberts: SamECircle Mrs. Roberts: Annise Mrs. Curwen: Elizabeth Klett Dr. Lawton: Brett W. Downey... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, drama, comedy, romantic comedy, drawing room comedy, farce Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Far From the Madding Crowd, by Thomas Hardy. Read by Tadhg Hynes. Far From The Madding Crowd is Hardys fourth novel.It centres on the lives of five characters,Gabriel Oak,Bathsheba Everdene,Mr Boldwood,Sgt.Troy and Fanny Robin.The plot involves love,loyalty,death and betrayal and all this is delivered to us in Hardys most eloquent prose.The images of character and nature are painted for our minds eye with sublime style.Finally,but not least, Hardys use of the Greek chorus... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Librivox, audiobook, English literature, Thomas Hardy. Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Amoretti, by Edmund Spenser. Read by Leonard Wilson. The Amoretti (little love poems) is a sequence of 89 sonnets written in the tradition of the Petrarchan sonnets, a popular form for poets of the Renaissance period. Spenser’s sequence has been largely neglected in modern times, while those of his contemporaries William Shakespeare and Sir Philip Sidney have been acclaimed. However, because of the artistic skill, along with the emotion and the humor exhibited, these... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, poetry, romance, sonnets Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text